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Creative Nonfiction

Goucher College

24 months
906 USD/credit 22197 USD/year
906 USD/credit 22197 USD/year
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Goucher College's M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction Program is ideally suited to a writer's development, providing you with the one-on-one supervision of a faculty mentor, while allowing you the freedom and solitude to develop the skills and discipline you need to succeed. 


With its unique focus on a single genre and its strong professional emphasis on publishing, Goucher College's M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction has gained a reputation as the best in its field. We are committed to preparing our students for writing careers. We bring editors and agents to the summer residencies and lead discussions on such practical matters as writer finances. We also sponsor annual trips to New York, where second-year students meet with some of publishing's top editors and agents.


Our program is designed to connect you to the industry as well as provide your with the skills to launch or enhance your career. 

Goucher's M.F.A. in Nonfiction strives to provide career direction by offering editor-agent panels at the summer residencies and annual trips to New York for second-year students to meet with some of the top editors and agents in the publishing world.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mentorship
  • Creative Writing
  • Manuscript: Work in Progress
  • Advanced Study in Craft 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission.


49 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application.
    • Send official sealed transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
    • Send a minimum of one letter of recommendation completed by someone who knows you well enough to give an informed opinion of your intellectual ability, capacity for sustained self-directed study, personal qualifications, and professional potential.
    • Complete the essay answering program-specific questions. Please review essay requirements below.
    • International students must also follow the international student admissions processes.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22197 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 906 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22197 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 906 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Towson

1797 - 3043 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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